Sleeping in Airports

Mar del Plata Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mar del Plata Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

I slept for a few minutes when the airport police woke me up – Jacob

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Ástor Piazzolla International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, single-terminal domestic airport with a couple of shops and a snack bar.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Aeropuertos VIP Club – Location: Landside, Ground Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Mar del Plata Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Carilo – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Merit Mar del Plata – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Mar del Plata Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Mar del Plata Airport for a fee. Rate: $20 (two hours).

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, Main Hall.

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport has a Newspaper/Magazine shop (Landside) and Raffaelli Giardino sells clothing (Landside).

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants. There is only one food option, the Delimarket, which is located Landside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags by getting them covered with plastic wrap. Location: Terminals A and C, landside.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Pharmacy – A pharmacy is located Landside. Hours are not known.

Post Office – Send out your last minute post cards at the post office. Location: Terminal A, landside, arrivals hall.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Mar del Plata airport is served by the following airlines: Lade • Austral • Aerolíneas Argentinas • Andes.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Colectivos

Mar del Plata is served by Transporte Urbano de Pasajeros bus line 542. A shuttle service is also available. Unfortunately, at the time of this December 217 update, no further information is known, enquire at the airport.

Car Rentals

Alamo, Avis, Hertz and Localiza offer car rental services onsite.


Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.